How to calculate your carbon footprint

Do you know your personal carbon footprint? Without a doubt you have read about how important it is to try to reduce your carbon footprint but how can you do that if you don't know what yours is first?

Luckily, you don't have to have been a math major to calculate your carbon footprint. All you need to know is where to go to find out. This environmentally friendly minded video, shows you in clear language how to find the right place to calculate your carbon footprint.

Before you are ready to find out your personal carbon footprint you are going to need a few things. Gather together your recent utility bills, an estimate of the amount of gas you use in your car and any details of any recent travel you have done. Once you have that information you are closer to being able to find a carbon footprint calculator.

The video shows you how to find that carbon footprint calculator and gives you an idea of how it does the calculation. It involves a range of things from figuring in what car you own and how far you travel in it to what sort of light bulbs you use in your home.

The important thing about learning how to calculate your carbon footprint is to then do something about it once you have had your answer. There is no point in knowing your levels if you aren't going to make some changes to reduce your carbon footprint.

So, find out and then come back and look for ways to be kinder to the planet and reduce your impact on it.

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